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15 February 2017
The private rented sector is larger in London than the rest of the UK. Our recent survey examined how landlords in the capital differ from the rest of the country.
2 February 2017
Newly released CML research findings show significant differences by age in attitudes to drawing on housing equity.
30 January 2017
Lenders have provided more than £60 billion funding for social housing, and our submission last week supported moves to set up an independent regulator of the sector.
26 January 2017
Total lending for 2016 estimated at £246 billion, up 12% compared to 2015 and in line with our forecasts. Property transactions were only marginally higher in 2016, at 1.23 million.
25 January 2017
As the CML formally responds to the consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority on its future mission, CML director general Paul Smee sets out his views on the way ahead.
23 January 2017
House purchase numbers by movers have barely recovered since the financial crisis, and a low number of transactions pushes up prices and leads to inefficient use of the housing stock.
19 January 2017
Despite recent assertions, neither lenders nor the CML oppose longer tenancies. Shelter recently found that lenders responsible for half of buy-to-let lending allow tenancies of at least 24 months.
16 January 2017
CML market analyst Carla Sateriale looks at a novel approach to housing affordability for young people in the US.
16 January 2017
The CML is delighted to welcome Recordsure as a new associate. We now have 97 associates, 139 members and seven third party administrator members.
19 December 2016
The CML's annual member review sets out how lending grew, borrowing rates declined - and the lender body signed up 11 new members in 2016.